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Postdoctoral Position in Radio Polarimetry

Postdoctoral Position in Radio Polarimetry

  Application Submission: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16692 Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: November 16th, 2020 Email Address for Inquiries: bryan.gaensler@utoronto.ca ______________________________________________________________________ The Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto seeks to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work on scientific and technical problems related…

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Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy and Astrophysics

  Application Submission:  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/16689 Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: November 2nd, 2020 Email Address for Inquiries: director@dunlap.utoronto.ca ______________________________________________________________________ The University of Toronto invites applications for Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships within the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics. The Dunlap Institute pursues innovative instrumentation, technology and…

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Dunlap Institute Team Maps Magnetism of Northern Sky Milky Way

Dunlap Institute Team Maps Magnetism of Northern Sky Milky Way

  Astronomers from the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics have led a research team that has helped map the north-sky portion of the Milky Way Galaxy’s magnetic field. The team used data from the CHIME telescope to measure the way in which invisible magnetism distorts…

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Job Posting: Lead Software Developer

Job Posting: Lead Software Developer

  Date Posted: 07/22/2020 Req ID: 256 Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science Department: Dunlap Inst. for Astronomy & Astrophysics Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto) To Apply:  https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-ON/540761317/ About Us:The Faculty of Arts & Science is the heart of Canada’s leading university and one of the most comprehensive and…

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New View of Nature’s Oldest Light Adds Fresh Twist to Debate Over Universe’s Age

New View of Nature’s Oldest Light Adds Fresh Twist to Debate Over Universe’s Age

Observations by the Atacama Cosmology Telescope suggest that the universe is 13.8 billion years old.   July 15, 2020 – From a mountain high in Chile’s Atacama Desert, astronomers with the National Science Foundation’s Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) – including researchers with the Dunlap Institute for…

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CHIME Wins Prestigious Governor General’s Innovation Award

CHIME Wins Prestigious Governor General’s Innovation Award

  July 15, 2020 – The team behind the Canadian-based radio telescope CHIME (the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment) has been awarded the fifth annual Governor General’s Innovation Award. Announced Tuesday by the Rideau Hall Foundation, these awards recognize and celebrate exceptional Canadian individuals, teams, and organizations who…

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Astronomers Discover a Mysterious Cosmic Clock

Astronomers Discover a Mysterious Cosmic Clock

Blasts of radiation detected every 16 days, which could help explain mysterious bursts of energy from space. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 17, 2020) – A Canadian-led team of astronomers, including researchers from the University of Toronto and the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, has discovered that…

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Dr. Allison Man Chosen for Homeward Bound Program 

Dr. Allison Man Chosen for Homeward Bound Program 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 2, 2020) – Dr. Allison Man, a Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto, has been chosen as one of three Canada-based participants for the fifth cohort of the Homeward Bound program. Homeward Bound is a global 12-month leadership initiative for women with a…

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Dr. Renée Hložek wins 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship

Dr. Renée Hložek wins 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (February 12, 2019) – Dr. Renée Hložek has been awarded the 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Physics for her contribution to our understanding of the nature, structure, and evolution of the Universe and its initial conditions. Hložek, an Assistant Professor…

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Dr. Maria Drout Wins 2019 Polanyi Prize

Dr. Maria Drout Wins 2019 Polanyi Prize

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (February 4, 2019) – Dr. Maria Drout has been awarded the 2019 Polanyi Prize in Physics for her contribution to our understanding of the evolution, influence, and ultimate fate of massive stars. Drout, an Associate at the Dunlap Institute and Assistant Professor…

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